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40783Space for Everyone!

Space for Everyone!

Some fascinating images of Jupiter crept into our news feeds last week as NASA’s Juno probe continues its discovery of the planet. The probe’s latest discovery showcases just how deep the atmospheric winds are, some 3000km deep. If you haven’t seen the images yet, they’re well worth a look here. Imagine being able to see

Category: Festival News       Posted: 16 March 2018

40766We're Crackers About Cheese!

We're Crackers About Cheese!

This guest blog post is from Paul Thomas, one of the creators of popular foodie event Cheeseology. It is always a pleasure to return to Edinburgh, one of my favourite cities in the world to present Cheeseology, which is coming back to the Science Festival for a third year in April. Patrick McGuigan

Category: Festival News       Posted: 09 March 2018

40227Treat Your Mum This Mother's Day

Treat Your Mum This Mother's Day

Still looking for last-minute gift inspiration for Mother’s Day? A couple of tickets to a #EdSciFest show make a great present for something to do together!   If she’s a foodie, check out Cheeseology (7 April) or the £1 Meal (6 April) Psychology and mind development is more her thing? Bring her to

Category: Festival News       Posted: 09 March 2018

407462018 Edinburgh Medal Awarded to Cordelia Fine

2018 Edinburgh Medal Awarded to Cordelia Fine

This year the Edinburgh International Science Festival is absolutely thrilled to award the Edinburgh Medal to Professor Cordelia Fine for her work on challenging gender perceptions in science and her contributions to society’s understanding of gender stereotypes. Professor Fine is a well-renowned psychologist, author and professor at the University of Melbourne

Category: Festival News       Posted: 08 March 2018

40053Edinburgh does Science

Edinburgh does Science

So much has changed since we held our first Edinburgh International Science Festival in 1989. Margaret Thatcher was in her third term, Tim Berners-Lee had just invented the World Wide Web and Section 28 had been passed just a year earlier, stating that local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland

Category: Festival News       Posted: 02 March 2018

40724Employability and Training Minister pops into Careers Hive

Employability and Training Minister pops into Careers Hive

The Minister for Employability and Training MSP Jamie Hepburn yesterday paid a visit to Careers Hive at the National Museum of Scotland to meet pupils from Drummond Community High School and get hands on with science. With simulated key-hole surgery, unpacking a lawn mower, being spun upside down and more, the

Category: Education News       Posted: 28 February 2018

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